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on the bible of martin luther king and abraham lincoln, as he re-enacts the oath of office from the capitol this morning. there it is right there. what a magnificent sight it is. robin, i know you're watching from home today. i wish you could be down here with us. we cannot wait to have you back. the whole gang is in new york, as well. we'll be covering the inauguration all day long on abc news. josh elliott out on the mall right now. josh, you've been tracking the celebrations all weekend long. what do you have right now? >> i'm actually here on pennsylvania avenue, veritably, in the shadow of the capitol, as the parade makes its way past. barack obama and the presidency, the realization of the dual dream of dr. king and abraham lincoln. he'll be using those two bibles when he takes the public oath of office, again, all leading to a remarkable day here on the national mall. overnight, the president attended the first event of his second term, a candlelight reception. >> what we're doing is celebrating each other. and celebrating this incredible nation that we call home. >> reporter: where
in other places. it was a political compromise. >> between lincoln and fulton and the beach. >> you're saying, why did they decide that exact plot? they brought someone from new york to come up with a park plan. they eventually made it a rectangle. they had the panhandle part. the panhandle was the same with as golden gate park, but there was dealmaking going on between park commissioners and they decided they would buy the land and cut off part of the panhandle. >> the development of lincoln park is interesting. you can see the cemetery. >> on the map, it is a cemetery. >> what happened to that and all of the bodies? >> they decided around the turn of the century the land was too valuable to bury people. where uss is now there were four cemeteries. they moved all of the cemetery's out -- cemeteries out. the heir did not want to move one of the places. there are two people -- two places where people are buried in the city. the other ones were moved out. >> the big scandal of lincoln park, someone wanted to build the legion of honor out there. she did and she got it done. they had to
lincoln noted in the first inauguration address, first, one section of our country slavery is right while the other believes it's wrong and ought to be extended. -- sorry and ought not to be extended. it's the only substantial dispute. period. close quote. the president of the confederate states of america, jefferson davis reminded his congress in 1861, these are his words, a labor of african slaves was and independenceble to our prosperity. so with the interest of such overwhelming magnitude imperilled by the election to the presidency of antislavery man like abraham lincoln, he went, the people of the southern states he said were driven to the adoption and song course of action to avert the danger with which they were openly men answered. and that course of action, of course, was leaving the federal union. davis was not overstating the stakes for him and fellow slave owners. the more than 12 million soul who was resided in the southern states in 1860, nearly one out of three of those people was enslaved. was owned outright by other people. and on the market of the day, those nearly 4 mi
of different monuments, really beautiful statues, beautiful buildings, the lincoln memorial, actually passed the lincoln memorial onto the franklin delano roosevelt memorial. something struck me there, quote from fdr: the test about progress is not whether we add more to those who have enough but whether we provided enough to those who do not have enough. we want to make sure that people see real differences. i look forward to working with all of you colleagues for years to come. i am excited about what comes forward this next year; i am excited about the changes that we have with new blood here on the board of supervisors. it makes things interesting. thank you very much for your time. (applause) >> i want to thank all of you for the incredible honor of serving as your president for the next two years; other forward to continuing to work with each and every one of you is great to see you faces, supervisors yee and breed. there are so many cool that we need to thank; it takes a village to support the work that we are doing and i want to take a few moments to thank special people i
) to be an eighth-grader. the collaborative has chosen for the second place at 12 greater, from abraham lincoln high school. stephanie chung (applause) and then we have a number of first place winners. i'm sure this is all about collaboration, talking about it, what it means absorbing the purpose and working together. the first place poster altogether for all of us to see. i would like to name everybody. community youth center of san francisco, the young asian women against violence youth participant jennifer chang. kimberly how. erica lam. allie lee. adriana wen (sounds like) diana -- and amy ung. congratulations everybody. (applause) (applause) (applause) good job everybody. thank you. and so at this time supervisor -- or do i give it back to -- nancy. thank you again. >> at this time we would like to call supervisor carmen chu. (applause) >> i think that is part of the program they wanted the winners to perhaps say a few words. >> thank you for choosing our picture. we were really surprised when you did. we are really happy. (applause) >> we were very surprised. thank you very much.
four years ago. remember when lincoln came into office they were already plotting against him. he had to come in through baltimore and hide at the willard. this president had to come in against mitch mcconnell, the republican leader, saying my number-one goal in life is to get rid of this president. >> and he failed. so i think it's different in some ways and not different in others. i think we are still going to see a very large portion of the republican caucus that believes deeply in what they believe in. that have districts at home that will support them very strongly against the president. but the question is on various issues, can the president put together 30, 40, 50 republicans and pass some of these things? as joe was saying, on immigration, he can do that. chris: for four years the republicans have painted him as a lefty, off in the poll. it seems to me right now, even thote's all temporal, that he's been able to identify the n.r.a. as the far right and to separate them. nerpped, the right is more out of step than he is -- in other words, the right is more out of step than he
that president l lincoln used. >> you're going to see a president that wants to work across party lines to get things done. i think that's what the country wants. >> reporter: of course, you have the parade and the two big inaugural balls. but when it comes to the actual ceremony this morning, the crowd is not expected to be as large as it was during the 2009 inauguration, when they had 1.8 million people in attendance. reporting live in washington, d.c., brandi hitt, abc news. rob and sunny, back to you. >> still going to be a raucous crowd. i'm glad you mentioned my ex-girlfriend, beyonce. in addition to her, tell me more about some of the other big stars coming out tonight. >> reporter: when it comes to the inaugural ceremony here after beyonce sings the national anthem, you'll hear from james taylor, who we heard from during the democratic national convention and kelly clarkson will be performing. then at the inaugural ball, alicia keys, your other former girlfriend, rob. and then also you'll be hearing from other acts like brad paisley. >> brandi, i was there four years ago and there was
history, there were other inaugurations that were ushering in a crisis. >> look at lincoln's inauguration. he to sneak into the capital under the cover of darkness because there were fears of assassination plots. in his second inaugural, the war is still raging and guess who is there. john wilts booth and tries to break through the crowd and get to lincoln and he's restrained. that may have been his first attempt to assassinate lincoln. and of course franklin roosevelt inaugurated in 1933 at the depths of the great depression and yet he's still able to inspire and uplift the american people to expect something new and something better. >> right, and i've heard a lot of people bantering this about. i mean, inaugurations aren't cheap. they do cost money. we do raise some private funds. lot of private funds through the inaugural committees, but we're looking at maybe $50 million at least. and some people have said, look, this is a second term. why do we need an inauguration? dot swearing in and move on. >> i think that's wrong, wrong, wrong. the price we pay as taxpayers is a small one. most
to be free. >> loud rehearsal there. >> the president will again use lincoln bible. the bible first used by president abraham lincoln in 1861 also use bid mr. obama in 2008. he will use a bible belonging to martin luther king junior at the inauguration. the bibles will be placed one on top of another. abc 7 coverage of the inauguration begins monday at 4:00 a.m. with a special edition of abc's good morning america. we'll stream live from washington, d.c. on abc 7 news.com starting at 6:30 a.m. monday morning. >> thanks for joining us for abc 7 news at 4:00. i'm care yes lynn johnson. >> i'm larry beil. the news at 5:00 begins right now. >> thank you. san jose mother changes her story. the fake child abduction that tore at every parent's heart strings and charges she can now face. >> a bay area flu clinic from heels of the first flu-related death. >> hi there, everyone parkts of the bay area could feel more warming heading into the weekend. we'll take a look at the accu-weather forecast. >> good evening, i'm an ashley. >> breaking news tonight in the south bay. >> a san jose woman claim a
in this week, but its been delayed and won't arrive until next wednesday. the cvs pharmacy on lincoln avenue in san jose also has no flu shots available. its next shipment will arrive sometime next week. >> we called his pediatrician and also called retail pharmacies and they were out. if >> reporter: reggie kumar, kron 4. in marin county. several stores are out of the vaccine. the cvs in mill valley says it will get more next week. and.some stores in greenbrae also have none available. cvs released this statement about the flu vaccine shortage. "cvs pharmacy has been providing flu shots since early fall and the current high demand is unprecendented this year, some of our locations are experiencing sporadic shortages. one parent at a fremont hospital told kron 4 she had a difficult time finding a place where she could vaccinate her child. reggie kumar kron 4news >> pam: continuing our team coverage of the flu outbreak, kron 4's charles clifford has a look at how the illness is spreading across the country and here in the bay area. >> reporter: when people get sick they tend to go online and
, when america was divided by a bitter civil war 150 years ago. president abraham lincoln had the vision to pull us together toward a shared goal of peace and prosperity. growing up in california i didn't know much about the arab world. then after graduating from the university of california at berkeley, i traveled to north africa as peace corps engineer. i worked as an english teacher in morocco two years and quickly grew to love this part of the world. since joining the service i spent almost my entire career in middle east and africa. one of the things that impressed me were people old enough to have lived and traveled in the united states when we had closer relations. those days are back. we had 1,700 libyans apply for fullbright grants to study in the united states this year, more than any other country in the world. we know that libya is still recovering from an intense period of conflict. there are many courageous libyans who bear the scars of that battle. we are happy we have been able to treat some of your war wounded at u.s. hospitals. we look forward to building partnerships b
not be here if it were not for president abraham lincoln who demonstrated outstanding leadership. put his own political career on the line; by signing the emancipation proclamation. 120 years ago. leadership - does not belong to one gender. does not belong to one class. does not belong to one race. leadership -- lives and breathes inside all of us. whether you're a member of the clergy, labor, and advocate, nonprofit organization, staff, we are all leaders and we have a social responsibility to each other. to live together peacefully, to ensure that in a democratic society that we are living and honoring our democratic principles. to be fair to all persons. all ethnicities, all sexual orientations, and religions. an african-american, a woman. don't lose sight of the purpose of the conversation today. today jane and i want to make a statement that oftentimes foreshadowed when you don't have the pulpit. today we successfully have demonstrated that even the sidelines, even the corner, you can raise your voice, have another opportunity, another option, viable, strong, that has integrity, is
% of their kids registering. 74 turned up. that was great. lincoln and galileo and lowell was part of this program. i want to thank the students for this. i want to reach out to the families and the k-12 and universities. san francisco state we were able to register 3,000 students. and we had the highest number of provisional ballots. we had 600 on that campus. and so this upcoming year we have a few things on the agenda. the department of director is up for review. that is starting in may, and we are starting work on that already. the director is interested in improving accessibility issues. s -- we have requirements of the machines old. and we have received complaints of voters not able to access the cards or not seeing the ballots. so we will work on that this coming year. and is the other issue is the issue of privacy around voter information. one of the big of the challenges that the department has is to be sure that people get the information they need to vote. many voters prefer this information to be kept private. we have to figure out a way to either have an e-mail or phone number. it ser
was issued by president abraham lincoln, january 1, 1863. one of the most influential documents that declared all persons held as slaves within the confederate territory are here for and henceforth held free. i just want to go on record publicly acknowledging 150 years. that is quite an accomplishment. today's actually the 84th anniversary of doctor martin luther king's birth. many people know who doctor king was, a clergyman, activist, husband, father, the most prominent promoter of nonviolence and civil disobedience; he received the nobel peace prize in 1964 in recognition of his nonviolence. only we discussing assault weapons ban ammunitions but acknowledging that today would have been doctor martin luther king's 84th birthday, a very prolific activist. i would like to recognize and former city employee and decorated soldier mr. hillyer terry, born june 4, 1923. while attending college he was drafted to serve in world war ii; he served the united states army from 1943 to 1946 where he received an honorable discharge; he was awarded the american theater campaign medal; the eaim ca
discovering to lincoln way which is repaved with a new drainage system, a new median, and better access for bicycles and pedestrians. >> we were talking about this earlier, a "spare the air" with no wood burning. >> right on both accounts. you do not want to be fined. >> you can send that money to me because i saved it and i will invest it, too. mike? >> the air quality, in the north bay, where most of the poor air quality is today. it should be good in the central bay and the coast. moderate in the south bay and santa clara valley and inland east bay. although it is north bay where we expect the poor air quality everyone is under "spare the air" so no one gets to burn. you can see we we have dry weather but it is cold enough we have frosty spots inland and mid-to-upper 20's at the shore and the coast. low-to-mid 50's at noon so your favorite restaurant you have been sitting inside you may be able to sit outside. mid-to-upper 50's through the afternoon and down into the low 40's inland by 7:00 and upper 40's an the bay and coast so not as chilly. temperatures are still taking small step
, and it is still there just west of lincoln, just west from ninth avenue. it was built to help service people who were working on the big winter fair. they are still hoping the neighborhood. >> it is an offshoot of the 1892-8093 columbian exposition in chicago. when they were done, san francisco said bring it here. >> that is the chicken ranch. the building to the east of that is the chicken ranch, and you can see beyond to the west all sand dunes and hollows and gullies. that is one of the row houses we were talking about. as late as 1910, there were crackdowns and vice raids [laughter] >> that is a good way to say it. >> that is the racetrack grandstand. >> that is huge. >> opening day in 1895 through 14,000 people. they put a train line to it. they had a street car line. it was a big deal in those days, horse racing was. >> reason really interesting progress about car bill. tell us about what cargo was. >> in 1895, adolph sutro owned a couple blocks of land, which were sand dunes. the pavement, the streets. south of golden gate park. there was a train line that brought people from downtown to
get through the speech without a reference to lincoln's second inaugural? we will have doris kerns goodwin on hands tomorrow, who wrote the book, just in case. i think is something probably liberating. second terms are for legacy. second terms can also be fraught and problematic. that's for the history books to determine. >> you have a big day ahead of you tomorrow. >> as do you. >> our inaugural coverage begins tomorrow morning on "today," and brian then leads our extended coverage throughout the day here on nbc. >>> there will be an inaugural poem read during the ceremony here tomorrow, and this year, the poet is richard blanco, born in spain to cuban exiles to emigrated to this country, the first latino and first openly gay inaugural poet. today, we spoke to him about his connection to president obama and here's part of what he had to say, in his own words. >> the connection to the inaugural's very theme of our people, our future, to me, symbolizes the salt of the earth that was my family. you know, that their hard work, that we are all in this together, that it takes -- it take
with his hand on two bibles. one used by lincoln at his first inauguration and one used by dr. martin luther king, jr. >> preserve, protect and defend, the constitution of the united states. >> congratulations, mr. president. >> john roberts administered the holt and president obama and daughters stood by his side. >> for we, the people, understand that our country cannot succeed when a shrinking few do well and a growing number barely make it. >> the weather was chilly but michelle obama and president obama took time to walk some of the parade walk. >> and the ball is underway right now in washington, d.c. a live look at president obama and michelle obama having this dance. the festivities under way in the nation's capital. let's take a listen. [ music playing ] >> al green toon there. >> there are only two balls this year. the president and the first lady enjoying the dance. >> tens of thousands of people filled the national mall today to get a look at the inauguration ceremony. ktvu's ken pritchett is live in the nation's capital where he spoke with people who were thrilled to be a
and abraham lincoln. >> he spoke about eclusion, cooperation, and hope. >> as he was leaving the capitol steps, the president paused to take in the spec spectacle. he said i'll never see this again. >> in case you're wondering the 3 words that he uttered, gay, making history today by mentioning gays. as we went on throughout washington d.c., we had an opportunity to meet with a class that came here from oakland, 46 students who had -- many of them who had never been out of oakland in their lives getting the opportunity to witness history in -- when obama was sworn in today. >> for any eighth grader, it's the opportunity of a lifetime. a trip to washington d.c. to see the president imagurated. >> kind of like a wright of passage. >> at this school, it was practically unheard of. 8 out of 10 students come from low income house holds. this 8th grade teacher said he students live on some of the roughest streets. she said it would be a game changer for the students. >> it would cost 1,$760 per student. she and the students would -- $1,760 per student. that looked like an incredible number that was
. oath of office. by placing owned by dr.king as well as one belonging to president abraham lincoln. >> as we head in the overnight hours we are seeing increasing clouds. patchy frost mainly in the north bay. it will burn off with plenty of sunshine in. if you're going to like today, you are going to like tomorrow. temperatures mainly in the 40's indicated by the dark blue. we can see if overnight the purple is showing 30's. once again, a cool morning and it is going to be a nice day. 50s and 60s. taking a look at it tomorrow morning. 28 degrees in santa rosa. 40's in oakland. waking to 40's in the san jose. for the afternoon highs 66 degrees and mid-60s for the east bay shore. and also low 60s there as well 60s in the san rafeal. and 60s for downtown san francisco. the satellite and radar showing some cloud coverage with this system that will drop down to the gulf of alaska with showers your kron 4 7 day around the bay pushing towards tuesday and wednesday with another round of showers for the weekend. >> take a look of this dog. if you don't believe what the power a bath and a hai
flopped. by abraham's lincoln's did not. in short, it was powerful, it was nonpartisan. and lincoln is the president barack obama says that he most admires and tries to emulate. live from washington, i'm steve handelsman, nbc bay area news. back to you. >> thanks, steve. we will have extensive coverage of tomorrow's inauguration, both on air and online. you can go to nbcbayarea.com for live video and photo galleries and our political analysts. larry will be at the inauguration with updates as well. >>> and still ahead, the surprising thing many of california's doctors and nurses haven't done. >>> and some of the best surfers on the planet were at the bay today for the mavericks contest. the local surfer that came out on top. >>> plus, why it was different for fans this year. >>> and a lot of clear skies and sunshine for that event today. now, clear skies tonight will set us up for chilly temperatures hour by hour. taking you to tomorrow morning, cooler spots. 20s and 30s for fairfield for tomorrow morning. dry start to the workweek but we have changes which include rain back in the
-- i tweeted it out but president obama is gonna use the lincoln bible as he did four years ago and will use one of dr. martin luther king's bibles during the ceremony toda oh, really? >> the family was just thrilled he was gonna be doing this. so on this day that we honor martin luther king. >> again, you are looking at live pictures. even though they are not expecting as big a crowd there, we're still estimating about 800,000 people will be in the mall in washington, d.c. for this public inauguration of president obama in washington, d.c. >>> we just wanted to bring you all of that excitement live. we are minutes away from the festivities. >> all right. there's this island -- and it's got super-cute kangaroos. barrow island has got rare kangaroos. ♪ chevron has been developing energy here for decades. we need to protect their environment. we have a strict quarantine system to protect the integrity of the environment. forty years on, it's still a class-a nature reserve. it's our job to look after them. ...it's my job to look after it. ♪ >>> we're just moments away from nat
's second inaugural or lincoln. here the president still has a split public in terms of how confident they feel about the world going forward. so he will try to i think put some optimism and hope in his speech and leave out the specifics for the state of the union which is in three weeks. >> in the first inauguration it's hope filled. you are new. on the second one, i would imagine it's way more difficult because you have your track record and then all of the problems that you face going forward. >> that's right. a lot of people think is -- fdr's second inaugural was in the depths of the depression. he was trying to project an air of hope and confidence. i think that's what he will try to do here. we'll be here -- one quick trivia fact. what's the most popular name of presidents? >> james. >> james it is. >> of course it is. imagine that. >> we'll talk more to you throughout the morning. thank you. >>> right now as the "kron 4 morning news" morning news continues, we have lots more ahead. we will continue our looks from washington, d.c., to see what is happening there. michael will be
'll pay tribute to the past. he'll be sworn in on two bibles. one used by abraham lincoln. and one, fittingly on this day, used by dr. martin luther king jr. the president will celebrate at two inaugural balls, versus the ten held four years ago. even if there's less fanfare, the day will not be without its pomp and circumstance. and star power. katy perry kicked things off at a concert earlier this weekend. ♪ at last >> reporter: and beyonce, whose rendition of edda james' "at last" was a highlight of the 2009 inauguration, will this time perform the national anthem, at the capitol ceremony. who can forget that moment in 2009. again, sasha pointed out, dad did not mess it up. he has one more shot at it. >> that's right, josh. >>> today, a day for poetry. the prose of governing comes next. and jonathan karl at the capitol for that. as the president prepares to deliver his speech, his team is gearing up for a lot of big debates ahead. >> reporter: you can see the presidential podium, still covered in plastic. it is from there that he will deliver one of the most important speeches
of the great highway from lincoln way to balboa street. >> also up bridge will be made to the irrigation and drainage systems along the road way. the project is expected to cost $7.3 million in last about nine months. >> once completed, the entire length of the great highway will be re. >> we're not going to be able to stop the sand blowing closures that we usually see a few times thank you mark very good. >> watching their weather and traffic is a double live look outside the golden gate bridge and san mateo bridge. >> let us get the update on the forecast. chilly once again. not as cold. >> cold nonetheless james. >> as we take a look at temperatures similar to to four hours ago. we virtually see no improvement. upper twenties for fairfield an apple. 28 in santa rosa. upper '30's reported in oakland. san francisco one of the warmer spots coming in at 42 degrees. i want to talk about winds for a second. we have seen sustained winds at 5 mi. an hour. that is adding to the wind chill factor. it will feel colder than what it says on your the monitor. overall winds not a factor for bay area
. this was a crisis in 1861 when lincoln was elected and he couldn't respond to the cessation of the southern states. another was in 1933. roosevelt, the depression going on roosevelt could do nothing to respond. hoover was the lame duck president. it was decided to move it up to january so the new president could respond more quickly to a crisis. >> if it's on sunday january 20th do they have to move it? >> the constitution says the president must take the oath of office at noon on january 20th. that's been the tradition. back in the 19th sentry they moved it a day. now the president takes the oath on the 20th which is sunday and takes it again publicly on the 21st. the constitution requires that it is done on the 20th. >> and president obama being sworn in this year on martin luther king day, the significance of that? >> a lot of tremendous symbolism here. first of all he's using martin luther king's bible and the lincoln bible. we're talking about lincoln with the movie. this is the 150th anniversary of the emancipation proclamation. there is a monument to dr. king. 50
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